Will is available as a record producer
for musicians and record labels.

Founder of Windham Hill Records

Grammy Award Winner

Recipient of multiple Platinum and Gold Records

2013 Album Of The Year

gathering-coverThe Gathering: A New Generation of Artists Produced by Will Ackerman, the Founder of Windham Hill Records
Artist: Various
Label: West River Records

2103 Best Contemporary Instrumental Album

gathering-coverThe Gathering: A New Generation of Artists Produced by Will Ackerman, the Founder of Windham Hill Records
Artist: Various Artists
Label: West River Records

2013 Best Contemporary Instrumental Album

gathering-coverThe Gathering: A New Generation of Artists Produced by Will Ackerman, the Founder of Windham Hill Records
Artist: Various Artists
Label: West River Records

Recipient of multiple ZMR Music Awards in 2010

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Best new Artist
Heidi Anne Breyer
Another Place and Time
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Best Contemporary Instrumental Album
Devon Rice and Erin Aas
Arrival
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Best Instrumental Album - Piano
Heidi Anne Breyer
Another Place and Time

Recipient of multiple ZMR Music Awards in 2009

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Album of the Year
Fiona Joy Hawkins
Blue Dream
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Best Contemporary Instrumental Album
Fiona Joy Hawkins
Blue Dream
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Best Instrumental Album - Piano
Fiona Joy Hawkins
Blue Dream
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Best Holiday Album
Stanton Lanier
December Peace

Producer of George Winston and Michael Hedges
among more than 70 artists in his 34 year career.

 

In the last year Will had four Productions that charted
# 1 in the NAR Radio Charts

and seven Productions that charted in the Top 10.

 

Will’s productions won four NAR Lifestyle Awards in 2007 including

  • Album of the Year
  • Best Contemporary Instrumental Album
  • Best Instrumental Album –Acoustic
  • Best Instrumental Album – Piano

 

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Will's studio, Imaginary Road Studios in Windham County, Vermont
is a state of the art facility
with engineering by Tom Eaton.

 

This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it The discography is just a partial list of his production credits.

 

visit Will's studio site:

Imaginary Road Studios

" You will never find a more professional, talented producer anywhere on the planet. "

Frank Smith NAR Best Instrumental Album - Acoustic


" Producing your album at Imaginary Road will become one of the greatest experiences of your life. Professionally, Will Ackerman's creative genius combined with Corin Nelsen's incredible technical ability will maximize your musical potential and catapult your project into the realm of epic. Aesthetically, the idyllic setting of Imaginary Road will capture your heart and call the music from your very soul like you've never seen before. There is simply no better place on earth more technically and artistically suited to produce your album than Imaginary Road. "

Peter Jennison


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There has been no single greater influence upon me as Will Ackerman… as a producer he has conjured from my writing and performance capabilities nuances and emotions that I was not even aware existed let alone believed I could capture. He does this (what appears) effortlessly and with a wry smile that tenderly suggests “I told you so”. Ackerman is a staggering example of a true musical voice and visionary unparalleled in his abilities. Working with him has been one of the most tremendous honors of my life.

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Patrick Gorman